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Feb 17, 2013 10:00am PST
and the state of the two biggest economies in the world. first up, on tuesday in the state of the union, president obama challenged congress to vote on proposals to get weapons of war off our streets. but will it happen? can it happen? we'll talk to a world leader who made it happen in his nation. >>> then, larry summers on how to create jobs in america. the former treasury secretary on how the president can achieve the goals he laid out for the economy. >>> then, many worry that the world's second largest economy is headed for a crash. a rare inside look at the inner workings of the chinese economy. what's really happening there? >>> also, what in the world will get north korea to end its nuclear ambitions? i'll give you my plan. but, first, here's my take. president obama's state of the union address presented an expanded vision of smart government to create jobs and revive the economy. it had many important ideas in it. yet, he lowered his sights on the single policy that would both jump start the economy in the short term and create the conditions for long-term growth. infrastructur
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Feb 19, 2013 11:00am EST
that depend on them, or would they rather put hundreds of thousands of jobs and our entire economy at risk just to protect a few special interest tax loopholes that benefit only the wealthiest americans and biggest corporations? that's the choice. are you willing to see a bunch of first responders lose their job because you want to protect some special interest tax loophole? are you willing to have teachers laid off or kids not have access to head start? or deeper cuts in student loan programs? just because you want to protect the special tax interest loophole that the vast majority of americans don't benefit from. that's the choice. that's the question. and this is not an abstraction. there are people whose livelihoods are at stake. there are communities that will be impacted in a negative way. i know that sometimes all this squabbling in washington seems very abstract. and in the abstract, people like the idea, you know, there must be some spending we can cut. there must be some waste out there. there absolutely is, but this isn't the right way to do it. so my door is open. i put cuts an
Feb 20, 2013 7:30am EST
for the economy. also something i think senator blunt did not cover but i would like to, there's going to be over 100,000 very low income residents in rural america that will lose their rental assistance that enables them to stay in safe and affordable housing. these families are generally female-headed households, or they're households welledderly or disabled -- welledderly or disabled. so my first question is for you, mr. werfel, if possible. and that would be as these furloughs, etc., take effect, do you anticipate it'll happen on day one, and it just happens in every agency and every department across the board, or will out be phased in -- will it be phased in over time? >> well, there's legal requirements for notice that i think deputy secretary carter mentioned. we have, what we'll see is agencies will start doing a couple of key things. first, furloughing is something that is subject to bargaining. so work is ongoing and will intensify as we approach sequester with union representation to make sure that the manner in which the furloughs are implemented are fair and equitable and etc., so t
Feb 20, 2013 1:00pm PST
, health services will be slashed, border security will be compromised and the economy will take a hit if forced budgets cuts begin to happen on march 1st and the obama administration says republicans will be to blame. >> the pleas that the republicans are making are throw these people out of work. it's just -- it makes no sense. >> reporter: but when pressed on whether the president has his own plan to stop the cuts, white house press secretary jay carney pointed to the grand bargain mr. obama failed to reach with house speaker john boehner two careers ago. >> when you ask where's the president's plan, it's been there. it's at >> a budget plan for the long term, where is -- >> the president -- >> the president take the lead and -- >> first of all, congress has to act. >> reporter: less than two months since the fiscal cliff that resulted in tax increases on wealthy americans. boehner notes the idea for the automatic cuts originated in the white house adding mr. president, we agree that your sequester is bad policy. what spending are you willing to cut to replace it? th
Feb 19, 2013 5:00pm EST
and at infrastructure research and third they don't make any cuts in those things that are going faster than the economy. that is stupid, stupid, stupid. >> yet it seems like you think when the sequester kicks in that may be a window to do something big. you were the white house chief of staff during the government shut down. tell us what is going to happen when those cuts kick in and why you think that might be the chance to do something big. >> when you had to go out here and wait for three hours to get through security, you are going to be tested and so is everybody else and you can use story is just like that. they will come back to the congress and say we are sick of this intransigence. let's get together. let's do something smart, let's put partisanship aside and let's fix this debt. ischemic president obama held a news conference this morning saying the central government workers including teachers and emergency responders could lose their jobs of the congress fails to head off the automatic across-the-board spending cuts that are due to take effect on march 1st. the top house republican speaker
Search Results 0 to 8 of about 9 (some duplicates have been removed)